Career Management Center

Thursday, October 4th, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday, October 5th, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, October 6th, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Check in at W209
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

We can give you the winning career edge!!
The NSHMBA Career Management Center will equip you with effective and practical tools for professional and career success!
We invite you to experience our premier Career Management Center (CMC). Whether you are in transition, currently employed, or looking for ways to advance your career, the CMC has specialized services to assist you.

To put you on the cutting edge, our comprehensive menu of services will guide you through everything from writing an attention-getting résumé to giving a compelling elevator speech, to preparing for interviews. You will receive individual coaching from leading résumé, career management and human resource experts. All of our onsite services are FREE to conference attendees!

For additional information, please explore our full menu of services:


Résumé Critique Mock Interview Elevator Pitch Practice

Job Search & Career Coaching Quick Response Q & A Résumé Editing & Printing Computer Center

Professionals@Work Coaching Executive Coaching
Entrepreneurial Coaching

Click on the above links or scroll down for more information

What NSHMBA members say about the Career Management Center:

"After using the NSHMBA Career Management Center, I landed a job I love. Before, my job search was going nowhere. Everyone attending the conference should go there first!”

"Definitely a good prep for the conference/expo. I highly recommend it."

"Perfect; this is an amazing program. Thank you NSHMBA for offering this service for two full days."

"Exceeded any expectations. Free résumé printing a plus.”

"Great interview feedback; specific situations were discussed and received on-point guidance to improve my value proposition."

"I took advantage to ask specific questions about negotiating an offer and got great advice."

"Awesome counseling, very helpful! I am going back to work prepared for my annual performance review. I do not know what I would have done without NSHMBA's help."

Résumé Critique Clinic

As we all know, we never have a second chance to make a first impression. Your résumé is the first impression an employer has of your skills and experience – it is the key to opening the door to an interview. Make yours an eye-catcher! Our experts will assist you with editing and enhancing your résumé and cover letters. Specifically, you’ll receive:

A personal résumé critique
Specific recommendations for improving your résumé
Industry-specific résumé development questionnaires and tools transferred to your portable flash drive for use on your
    computer - Hard copies are also available
Résumé and cover letter writing checklists
Résumé-editing computer stations and printers

Instructions: Bring a hard copy of your résumé and one on a portable flash drive (if you have one).

Mock Interview Clinic

Learn to turn your interview into a job offer! Experience our Mock Interview Clinic that provides you with a 20-30 minute structured one-on-one mock interview with experienced coaches and HR professionals. This unique experience will improve your success at the formal interviews conducted by employers during the Career Expo and with companies after the conference. Specifically, you’ll receive:

Formal practice interview
Written and oral evaluations of your interview skills and specific recommendations for improvement
Interviewing checklists, worksheets and resources

Elevator Pitch Practice

Making a critical first impression with employers can sometimes feel overwhelming. Our experts will work with you to craft your 30 second to 2 minute elevator speech so that you make a positive and memorable first impression. You will be able to:

Practice your introduction to Career Expo exhibitors
Rehearse your formal interview opening
Hone your networking conversations
Obtain elevator speech worksheets and resources

Job Search & Career Coaching

Create a blueprint for a successful job search. Receive one-on-one coaching to address your specific job search needs. Specifically, you will learn how to:

Manage your job search campaign
Survive a Layoff
Market your résumé and cover letters effectively
Network successfully
Leverage online tools and social network sites
Generate interviews and get past gatekeepers
Skillfully negotiate salary
Navigate the Career Expo
Effectively utilize job search checklists and resources

Quick Response Q & A

No time? If you just have a brief question about any aspect of your job search or successfully navigating the Career Expo, stop by the Q & A station.

Résumé Editing & Printing Computer Center

Computer stations and printers will be available for you to:

Edit your revised résumé
Print up to 25 copies on résumé paper
Upload your résumé to NektPro powered by NSHMBA

  Be sure to bring your résumé on a portable flash drive.

Professionals@Work Coaching

Looking to advance your career or need advice on how to handle workplace issues? Receive personal coaching from our experts to address your specific career needs and take your career to the next level. Discuss topics such as:

Navigating the workplace
Managing the performance review process
Engaging in critical conversations and communicating effectively
Leveraging career advisors, mentors and sponsors
Building a successful personal career brand
Crafting your professional bio & internal résumé
Or any other unique question or topic you want to discuss!

Executive Coaching

Life for senior executives presents unique pressures and challenges. Our senior coaches bring real life experience to help you address critical issues in your career. Discuss topics such as:

Managing your career as an executive
Evolving your leadership brand
Navigating the C-Suite

Entrepreneurial Coaching

What does it take to be an entrepreneur
Launching a new enterprise
Managing your business
Mainstream and MBE funding and business support

Career Management Center Partners:

National Society of Hispanic MBAs